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Dec 20, 2012 11:00am PST
ticket in oakland, the city made owe you money. the results of a new audit. >>> new crash test results from the nation's top selling car. >>> california public utilities commission has just voted unanimously to allow pg&e to raise its rates. the upgrades come in the wake of the deadly san bruno pipeline explosion that killed eight people two years ago. taxpayers will pay additional 299 million dollars to pg&e but that is 39% less than pg&e requested. >>> the city of oakland holding more than $300,000 in overpaid parking tickets. audit shows the excess fines have gone unclaimed because oakland hasn't notified people as required by state law. $316,000 in overpaid fines reports from 2010 to 2011. as a result, the city is putting a refund process into place. >>> america's best selling car is getting the worst marks in a new crash test the camry earned a poor rating in recent tests the group says the front end crash pushed the air bag out of the way so it did little to protect the test dummy's head. the prius hybrid wagon performed poorly only the 2013 accord and suzuki suzuki received top
ABC
Dec 20, 2012 1:40am PST
now headed to, yep, the windy city of chicago. the blinding whiteout conditions and how this storm could have a ripple effect on your travel plans as we get closer to christmas. >>> later this half hour, the doomsday business. special, custom-built bunkers for people who really do believe they can survive the end of the world in comfort. >> wow. tomorrow, the mayan calendar, 12-21-12, it could all be over tomorrow. it's been a pleasure. i'll see you in whatever life comes after this. it's been real. i'm looking forward to it. i need the sleep. so let it happen. >> i'm with you this week. >>> but first, the white house is taking the first steps toward a new policy to reduce gun violence around the country. >> results from a new task force are expected to be on the president's desk in just a few weeks. with more details, here's abc's jake tapper. >> reporter: the president promised action. >> i will use all the powers of this office to help advance efforts aimed at preventing more tragedies like this. we won't prevent them all, but that can't be an excuse not to try. >> reporter: he
ABC
Dec 20, 2012 12:00am PST
librarian from kansas city, actually threw a national unfriend party from the library and sent this picture of her nud party. you can see it was a raver. the only people who showed up was this kid. alicia said, and i quote, attendance was not what we hoped. but i would argue that that is the point of national unfriend day, it's not about socializing, it's about anti-socializing, the fewer people at the party the better. that's what nud is all about, in a way alicia had the most successful nud party of all time and probably the only nud party of all time. i thank her for her service. we all do. [ applause ] thank you. leading up to national unfriend day i asked viewers to send videos explaining who their most annoying facebook friend was and why they were unfriending them. we had great responses we ran some but more good once over the weekend. here now for post-national unfriend day, part ii. >> i'm unfriending a friend today because when he writes me he ends sentence with a heart, that's weird. because he's a male. >> her entire facebook as passive aggressive status updates about ex
ABC
Dec 20, 2012 4:00am PST
hostin in for paula faris. we begin with the monster snowmaker unloading on the nation's midsection. blizzard warnings are in effect for eight states, with blinding snow coming down in major cities like omaha, des moines and green bay. >> whiteout conditions have caused numerous car crashes across several states, including nebraska, kansas and iowa. a state of emergency has been declared in wisconsin where many schools are close ed today. abc's ginger zee braved the storm in des moines. >> here to madison, wisconsin, in the next 24 hours, it will be a foot or more. the wind gusts will make drifts three to five feet, just as all of these holiday travelers hit the roads. >> planes, too. air travelers hoping to beat the christmas travel crush were stranded in denver as their flights were canceled. crews tried to deice planes and clear the runways. but they couldn't keep up with all of the falling snow. winter getting an early start. officially tomorrow, right? >>> and more on where that storm is headed and who will get the worst of it. >> meteorologist jim dickey is tracking it all fro
ABC
Dec 20, 2012 7:00am PST
chicago. the entire city is on-edge this morning, as authorities expand their manhunt. and we're learning more on just how those two escaped and where they went initially. abc's john schriffen has the latest. >> reporter: overnight, the manhunt for two escaped bank robbers intensified. but police chasing down multiple new leads. investigators say surveillance cameras captured joseph jose banks and kenneth conley, considered to be armed and dangerous, getting into a taxi, minutes after their brazen escape tuesday. and they showed up at conley's mother's home in a chicago suburb, just five hours later. conley's mother tells abc news, quote, he was in the house for two minutes. i can't tell you if he was armed. i made him get out. >> as hours go by, our chances get longer and longer. however, we do have several viable leads that we are running down. >> reporter: according to court documents, banks and conley were last seen locked up monday at 10:00 p.m. during headcount. it's then, authorities believe, the two stuffed their beds with clothes in the shape of bodies. broke the window,
ABC
Dec 20, 2012 6:00am PST
to make it to the ground. 30 napa and livermore, 29 concord, 26 fairfield, 32 frost redwood city. warmer san jose mountain view 39 same oakland 40. san francisco 40 four. -- 44. 29 gilroy inland cool spot around monterey bay mid 30s. more clouds, faster breezes today dry during the daylight hours rain for all of us tonight milder tomorrow and wet and windy friday through sunday. high pressure holding this storm up to the north as it does, gathering moisture and also a lot of cloud cover at noon sprinkles north bay by 5:00 steadier rain towards santa rosa, could be moderate, midnight steadier rain along i-80 from sacramento to san francisco, overnight hours better chance of steadier0b0m2 n tomorrow morning a lot of green, definitely light rain everywhere for the commute scattered showers wednesday and keep the wet weather gear handy for friday night, heavier rain across the bay area during the early morning hours saturday from 3 to 7, by 8:00, steadier rain becoming showers at daygó%s afternoon, saturday evening a lull, showers scattered and lighter for saturday evening. up to fi
ABC
Dec 19, 2012 5:30pm PST
york city, stood at attention outside the service for daniel barden, the 7-year-old who wanted to grow up to be one of them. >> as a firefighter, even more as a parent, it's just -- it's very upsetting that, you know, these young kids had their lives taken away from them so early. they had so much more to live for and so much more to give to the world. >> reporter: today, once again, parents doing something we never expect to do for our children, eulogize them. daniel described as "such a light, always smiling, unfailingly polite." in his mother's words, he was "just so good." also laid to rest, 27-year-old teacher victoria soto, who saved so many of her students. her sister, jillian, said, "you have been a hero to me for a lot longer than five days. you've been my big sister, the one i always looked up to." also on hand, music legend and family friend, paul simon, who sang one of soto's favorite songs -- "the sound of silence." and, in the midst of all the funerals that took place today, the kids who got a chance to visit their new school were reportedly happy just to get their s
ABC
Dec 19, 2012 11:35pm PST
questions from one of our own. >> this is not the first issue, the first incident of horrific gun violence of your four years. where have you been? >>> from the global resources of abc news, with cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, and terry moran in washington, this is a special edition of "nightline" -- tragedy at sandy hook, the search for solutions. >>> good evening. i'm terry moran. today the shattered community of newtown, connecticut, mourned the young teacher who died trying to protect her first grade class, while school districts across the country are now beefing up security. in the wake of this tragedy, schools nationwide are grappling with the difficult questions about keeping their students safe, including the debate over arming teachers with guns. here's alex perez. >> reporter: she came face to face with unthinkable horror and fought to save her first graders. laid to rest today, 27-year-old sandy hook teacher vicki soto. those remembers her we're green ribb ribbons, her favorite color. her sister jillian, already know what the world is remembering, say
ABC
Dec 20, 2012 1:05am PST
. in the request for the $1500 the scammers asked her to wire the money to the city of duwala in the literal region of cameroon, west africa, the source of many internet scams. >> anytime you are asked to wire money you should realize that is an opportunity for fraud to occur. >> i spoke with an fbi agent in washington, d.c. who works with ic3, the internet crime complaint center. she says many nations around the world do not have laws that protect consumers against internet fraud, and prosecuting scammers is very challenging. >> working a cyber fraud case is very complicated. in part it is the concept of at trough biewtion. at trough biewtion. who said what? whose hands are on the keyboard? are they in the neighborhood? are they in the state? are they in the country? if they are outside the united states where are they? >> and look at this. i ran one of the photos they sent debbie through a google image search. the same picture appears in more than a hundred ads around the country and overseas, jermt -- germany and malaysia. same picture and very similar wording, but different suppo
ABC
Dec 20, 2012 5:00am PST
from the flat section to foster city. eastbound not bad, light conditions. roadwork north 101 four left lanes from 380 to airport boulevard until 7:00 this morning. busier commutes now 580 westbound highway 4 westbound and 80 westbound towards macarthur maze. >>> this morning people who live in a san mateo neighborhood are back home after being evacuated. a woman found highly volatile chemicals in her garage. the bomb squad dug a hole and detonated the materials officials say two jars contained acid and ether, the acid is considered an explosive, and ether can become explosive if it is exposed to oxygen over time. the woman who lives there is the wife of a former chemistry teacher who pass weighed in january. >>> this morning, south bay investigators asking for the public's help in finding the person who shot at a moving car on highway 85 near stevens creek boulevard. marine recruiter was fired at while driving around 1 yesterday afternoon. chp and santa clara county sheriff's off are calculating the trajectories of the bullets. the victim was drive with government plates he was sh
ABC
Dec 19, 2012 11:00pm PST
something. in the request for the $1500 the scammers asked her to wire the money to the city of duwala in the literal region of cameroon, west africa, the source of many internet scams. >> anytime you are asked to wire money you should realize that is an opportunity for fraud to occur. >> i spoke with an fbi agent in washington, d.c. who works with ic3, the internet crime complaint center. she says many nations around the world do not have laws that protect consumers against internet fraud, and prosecuting scammers is very challenging. >> working a cyber fraud case is very complicated. in part it is the concept of at trough biewtion. at trough biewtion. who said what? whose hands are on the keyboard? are they in the neighborhood? are they in the state? are they in the country? if they are outside the united states where are they? >> and look at this. i ran one of the photos they sent debbie through a google image search. the same picture appears in more than a hundred ads around the country and overseas, jermt -- germany and malaysia. same picture and very similar wording, but different s
ABC
Dec 19, 2012 4:00pm PST
the memorial for daniel, who dreamed of becoming a new york city firefighter like his uncle and cousin. >> our son had so much love to give to this world. and he was supposed to have a lifetime of bringing that light to the world. >>oqzñ after one somber funeral, mourners packed pews to remember a 6-year-old caroline. her parents say she was quote a blessing from god, brought joy to everyone she touched. throughout the area, four more farewells for charlotte bacon, chase, principal, and a 27-year-old victoria soto. the nation remembers soto as the teacher who lost her life trying to save her young students. her family remembering her for so much more. >> just her face. and the smile. happiness she had. >> when students returned to classes in a school, they will be greeted by donna page, returning to the position. in newtown, connecticut abc 7 news. >> and stay with abc 7 for coverage of the shooting tragedy in newtown, abc 7 news reporter laura anthony will bring us an update at 5:00. you can sign up for breaking news alerts. >> with the nation attention on guns in the wake of newtown
ABC
Dec 20, 2012 4:30am PST
to make the city friendly to people every time someone chooses finish over cascade, it sparks a movement. because people can't keep it to themselves. look ! no ugly spots ! awesome! incredible shine. i'm switching for good. love, love, love finish! over a million people have switched to finish. visit us on facebook. >>> good morning. where are the cars on golden gate bridge? there's one, okay. you can't see it here but it is cold out there terry mcsweeney is headed north to give us more on that. mike is following the9zhÑ forec. >>> if you are a holiday shopping procrastinator you are in luck many stores are expected to roll out savings this final weekend before christmas. shoppers can expect 70% off even high end retailers are expected to slash prices. holiday sales are down 4% from last year online sales have increased a little bit. >>> it is the season for giving the international studies academy received 51 new computers to replace computers stolen in october. local marketing agency called silver fox heard about the theft and donated the money to purchase the new computers.
ABC
Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
in parts of the bay area, fairfield 25 degrees, 26 in santa rosa. 31 in fremont, redwood city, santa cruz, oftalsxñhv$ézwt$ds t spared by the chill. tonight just how low temperatures will go, you'll see frost tomorrow morning and the timing of the next cold storm coming in in just a few minutes. >> thank you. black ice sk blamed for the 60 car pile up on interstate 5 8j from oregon border. freeway shut down all night near the town of horn brooke. at least 16 people were hurt in the wreck. eight faken to the hospital. two dudsen vehicles had to be towed. >> a local police agency warn together public. >> and the letter from china to a local lawmaker slamming warnings about an imported dog food. >> and a little glow fish that researchers say could hold the key to discovering life saving >>> police in san francisco alerting residents in the mission district about a registered sexual offender in their neighborhood. a 53-year-old was released this month, served 24 years for a number of sexual assaults against children. police now say he's living in the mission district apartment, sim yon
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